This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
The bestselling WORLDS OF MUSIC, now in its fifth edition, provides authoritative, accessible coverage of the world's music cultures. Based on the authors' fieldwork and expertise, this text presents in-depth explorations of several music cultures from around the world, with new chapters on China, Eastern Europe and the Arab world. The student-friendly, case-study approach and music-culture focus gives students a true sense of both the music and the culture that created it. Additionally, a high-quality 4-CD set (purchased separately) contains a variety of recordings from multiple sources, including the authors' own fieldwork, other ethnomusicologists' field research, and commercial releases.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Jeff Todd Titon is Professor of Music, Emeritus, at Brown University, where he directed the Ph.D. program in ethnomusicology from 1986 to 2013. He received a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Minnesota, where he studied ethnomusicology with Alan Kagan, cultural anthropology with Pertti Pelto, and musicology with Johannes Riedel. He founded the ethnomusicology program at Tufts University, where he taught from 1971 to 1986. From 1990 to 1995 he served as the editor of Ethnomusicology, the journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology. He has done ethnographic fieldwork in North America on religious folk music, blues music, and old-time fiddling, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. For two years, he was the guitarist in the Lazy Bill Lucas Blues Band, a group that appeared at the 1970 Ann Arbor Blues Festival. He founded and directed an old-time, Appalachian, string-band ethnomusicology ensemble at Tufts (1981-1986) and then at Brown (1986-2013). He is the author or editor of eight books, including Early Downhome Blues, which won the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award, Give Me This Mountain, Powerhouse for God, and the Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology. A documentary photographer and filmmaker as well as author, he is considered a pioneer in applied ethnomusicology, phenomenological ethnography, and ecomusicology. His most recent research may be tracked on his blog at sustainablemusic.blogspot.com.Review:
1. The Music-Culture as a World of Music. 2. North America/Native America. 3. Africa/Ewe, Mande, Dagbamba, Shona, BaAka. 4. North America/Black America. 5. Europe/Central and Southeastern Regions. 6. India/South India. 7. Asia/Indonesia. 8. East Asia/China, Taiwan, Singapore, Oversees Chinese. 9. Latin America/Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru. 10. Music of the Arab World. 11. Discovering and Documenting a World of Music.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Schirmer. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0534595391 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.3084049
Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, 2008. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CN-9780534595395
Book Description Cengage Learning 2008-03-13, Belmont, CA, 2008. paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780534595395
Book Description Cengage Learning. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0534595391 Brand New ,Original Book , Direct from Source , Express 6-8 business days worldwide delivery. Seller Inventory # GC#D5187
Book Description Wadsworth Pub Co, 2008. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 5th edition. 609 pages. 10.00x7.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0534595391
Book Description Cengage Learning, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0534595391
Book Description Schirmer, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 5. Seller Inventory # DADAX0534595391
Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. NEW. Seller Inventory # PN 08
Book Description Cengage Learning. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0534595391 New US Edition Textbook, Ships with Emailed Tracking from USA. Seller Inventory # Z0534595391ZN
Book Description Cengage Learning, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. NEW TEXTBOOK-SHIPS WITH EMAILED TRACKING. Seller Inventory # Sep18-9780534595395